Vranjanka [version for wind band]

Hesketh, K. (2005) Vranjanka [version for wind band]. [Composition]


For wind band, duration 9 minutes. This piece was commissioned by Timothy and Hilary Reynish in memory of their son William, and is loosely based on the traditional Serbian folksong "Šano Dušo". It was first performed on 6 November 2005 by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama Wind Orchestra conducted by Timothy Reynish, at the RNCM International Wind Festival, Manchester. Vranjanka has been recorded by the Irish Youth Wind Ensemble conducted by Timothy Reynish (Mark Custom: 8655-MCD and 7211-MCD) and by the Showa Wind Symphony conducted by Eugene Migliaro Corporon (Cafua Records: CACG-0125). See https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/works/232923--hesketh-vranjanka/browse for further details. A video of a 2008 performance by the Philharmonic Winds conducted by Timothy Reynish is available on YouTube (see the video tab below). A version is also available for orchestra, see https://researchonline.rcm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1543/ on this repository.

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